The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.13% 9.09% 15.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 33.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £320 £439 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.10% +62.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £382 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £488 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SQL Server
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.51% 27.27% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £439 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +62.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) TestNG
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Apache POI
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (14.29%) Data Governance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) JBehave
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) HTML CSS Developer
1 4 (57.14%) HTML Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Mobile Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Apache POI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata